CHICAGO — With the holidays around the corner, hosting a fabulous party doesn’t have to include all of the typical calorie-laden, unhealthy food and drink options.
With the introduction of new Wasa Thin & Crispy Flatbreads made by the world’s largest and most renowned baker of crispbread, Wasa, it’s easier than ever to create great tasting options that also bring good nutrition to the party.
Available in Original, Sesame and Rosemary, Wasa Thin & Crispy Flatbreads are made with just a few simple, all-natural ingredients, delicately seasoned and oven baked for a one-of-a-kind taste and texture.
This healthier cracker alternative offers endless topping possibilities; they can be used as a blank canvas for creating infinite varieties of meals and snacks that are uniquely your own and are great for entertaining or glamorizing everyday meals.
In addition, the “Stay Fresh” packs make them a great on-the-go snack solution.
“At Wasa we take pride in offering healthy products made only with simple, all natural ingredients, that help people in their quest to eat well and live better” says Kirk Trofholz, President of Wasa North America LLC. “We believe the new Wasa Thin & Crispy Flatbreads will appeal to a broad audience and offer unlimited options for healthy snacks and alternative meal accompaniments.”
Here is an appetizing idea to get started:
Flatbread with Tomato, Feta and Cucumber (Serves 6)
- 6 Wasa Thin & Crispy Rosemary Flatbreads
- 1 cup low-fat feta cheese
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered
- 1 teaspoon parsley, chopped
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- Salt, to taste
- Black pepper, to taste
- 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
Crumble feta cheese into small pieces. Combine tomato and feta cheese with parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Top each flatbread with cucumber slices. Place tomato and feta mixture over the top of the cucumber slices.
Wasa Thin & Crispy Flatbreads are available in the specialty cracker aisle in stores including WalMart, Safeway and Kroger nationwide for a suggested retail price of $2.99. For more information and recipe ideas, visit www.WasaFlatbread.com.
Since 1919, all-natural Wasa (pronounced “Vah-sah”) has been the world’s most renowned and largest baker of all-natural, whole grain crispbread. As for its name, Wasa is associated with the name of the Swedish king Gustav Vasa and was picked by Wasa founder Karl Lundström to create an easily recognizable brand for all Swedes.
Based in Stockholm, Sweden, since 1999 Wasa has been owned by the Barilla Group. Wasa products are baked in facilities in Fillipstad, Sweden; and Celle, Germany, and sold in over 40 countries throughout the world.
Wasa Crispbread is available in 10 varieties: 100% Whole Grain, Fiber, Hearty, Light Rye, Multi Grain, Sesame, Sourdough, Whole Wheat, Crisp’n Light 7 Grain and Crisp’n Light Mild Rye.